You are not alone…
The Migraine Research Foundation reports that about one in ten children has migraine headaches of varying degrees. Tension headaches also affect many children. Headaches cause varying levels of discomfort and disability. Migraines and cluster headaches can be debilitating for days at a time.
Conventional medicine has its place…
Conventional medicines can be lifesaving in emergency situations and can control symptoms for many people. Unfortunately, they do not address the underlying cause of the symptoms. In addition, some medicines have serious side effects that make their use undesirable.
You do have options…
Many people do not realize there are options in addition to conventional medicine that will actually make them better. By addressing the underlying causes of mood disorders, patients experience reductions in symptoms, improvements in overall health, and reduced dependence on medications.
There is hope…
For years, the doctors at Asheville Natural Health & Homeopathy have been helping people recover from chronic and recurrent headaches. Call today to schedule an appointment. We use safe, effective natural therapies that are individualized for your child. Get started on the road to recovery and reclaim your health!
What do you do for patients with headaches?
Headaches can be caused by foods, stress, tension, and other triggers. Sometimes their cause is difficult to identify.
At Asheville Natural Health & Homeopathy, we help reduce exposure to triggers and improve your resistance to triggers using classical homeopathy, nutritional supplements, and mindfulness-based stress reduction.
Each patient’s plan is individualized – we have never found a “one size fits all” approach to be useful for the majority of people. We spend one to two hours with a pediatric patient on the first visit to make sure we understand very thoroughly what is going on in his or her body. We also spend time in follow up visits to make sure that healing is progressing as well as possible.
Homeopathy is part of the name of our practice because we believe so strongly in its power to cure disease. Homeopathic care involves the thorough evaluation of each patient’s exact symptoms. A single remedy is chosen that matches the subtleties of each case of disease. The remedy given restores balance to the many systems of the body that keep us well. [Read more about homeopathy.]
Depending on your child’s exact condition, we may recommend one or more nutritional supplements. These will help to reduce tension, stabilize circulation in the brain, and reduce inflammation. We use supplements that have strong support in the medical literature.
Mindfulness-based stress reduction:
Tension and stress are often key factors in headaches. Controlling stress through mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) can greatly improve headaches. MBSR involves simple exercises such as concentrating on one’s breathing to train the brain to remain calm during stress. Even a minimal time commitment to MBSR might reduce a child’s headaches, while also ingraining a valuable stress reduction tool that will last a lifetime.
What about my medications?
Conventional medicines can be lifesaving in emergency situations and can control symptoms in many people. Unfortunately, they do not address the underlying cause of the symptoms. In addition, some medicines have serious side effects that make their use undesirable.
At Asheville Natural Health & Homeopathy, our programs improve your child’s health on a fundamental level. Healthy bodies don’t need medications. Our goal is always to reduce or eliminate the need for medications, and we are generally successful.
Please don’t ever discontinue a medication without the consent of your physician, as that could be dangerous or uncomfortable.
Call our office at (828) 254-3004 to schedule an appointment or to arrange a free 15-minute consultation to see if we can help you. Or click here to go to send us a request to call you!
If you have any questions about our care or its cost, please call (828) 254-3004, or contact us online.
Headaches may take four to eight visits to have a substantial impact. These visits may be weekly or bi-weekly at first, becoming less frequent as your health improves. Follow up visits will last 30 – 45 minutes, as they involve coaching and counseling as well as homeopathy.
Supplements may be required at an additional cost. We try to keep supplements to a minimum, but our patients may spend $25 or more per month on supplements.
Ongoing follow up care may be required to maintain results.